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Last Updated: 2019-03-19

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A Warm Welcome from the City Treasurer

Welcome to the Richmond City Treasurer's Website where you are be able to find resources and answers to help you navigate your financial needs.

Stay connected as we build upon our current services to create new opportunities to serve the citizens of Richmond and the Central Virginia region.

These services include free notary services, tax preparation referral information, resources for economic stability and financial literacy.

With each new program, service and resource being offered the City Treasurer’s Office is working toward a lasting impact in the economic disparity of our community by taking "Small Steps for Big Change!"

Current Events

Financial Literacy Fair

Richmond city residents can earn chances at prizes by attending workshops on budgeting, savings and banking 101. There will be onsite financial counselors, refreshments and a grand prize drawing. City official including the mayor will be present and shuttle service available from GRTC at the Arthur Ashe Center parking throughout the day. Make plans to join us. See the flyer in the link above.

Financial Empowerment Program

Are you passionate about helping others gain financial independence? Then we have a great opportunity for you.

The City Treasurer's Office is recruiting ambassadors and partners to support the Financial Empowerment Program. The ambassadors will lend their skills and energy to help promote or teach financial literacy to those in the city or surrounding localities. While our partners work directly with the Treasurer to provide resources or link our ambassadors to the community.

If you are interested in serving as an Ambassador or Partner please complete the Financial Empowerment Interest Form and send it to the City Treasurer's Office for review. For more information please call (804) 646-6474.

It's Tax Time!

Do you need assistance in having your taxes prepared? There are several locations throughout the city where you are able to obtain free assistance on the bus line or with free parking. See the handout below.

Your City Treasurer Office has been working diligently to expand the services provided with efficiencies and new offerings. Please view the list below to see all that has been accomplished in 2018 to date.

2019 Accomplishments

April 2019
  • Host the Inaugural Citywide Financial Literacy Fair that will include financial counselors, vendors, giveaways, refreshments, raffles and onsite financial literacy educational workshops.
March 2019
  • Promoted DMV Connect and the Real ID Campaign that is scheduled to impact domestic airline travelers without a valid passport.
February 2019
  • Announce official date of Inaugural Financial Literacy Fair for April 5, 2019 during Financial Literacy month.
January 2019
  • Established partnership with Bryant & Stratton by hosting an intern for the Winter 2019 Semester.
  • This partnership contributes to the Treasurer’s commitment toward workforce development.

2018 Accomplishments

December 2018
  • Participated in training with United Way on Tax Preparation in order to provide citizens more assistance during tax season.
November 2018
  • Hosting a Financially Thankful Series to share financial tips with the community via social media. This series featured local community leaders sharing personal financial tips for which they are thankful.
October 2018
  • Launch Stop Elder Abuse campaign with promotional support from the community including GRTC and other community leaders.
September 2018
  • Present Treasurer's Report at the Sept. 4th City Council's Organizational Development Meeting.
  • Launch effort to educate seniors and homeowners on knowing their rights from predatory lenders.
August 2018
  • Streamlined automation of criminal juror checks process by partnering with the Department of Finance.
July 2018
  • Financial Empowerment Board Committees and Committee Chairs announced.
  • Presented Financial Readiness to 28 youth at the Richmond Technical Center.
May 2018
  • Selected Financial Empowerment Board members.
  • Created SOPs for duties performed in office.
  • Wrote a letter in support of Sheriff Irving's application to the CVS Safer Communities Program, which required written support from an elected official. Subsequently, the Opioid Epidemic Prevention Drug Collection Unit was awarded to Sheriff Irving's Office and successfully installed in the Richmond City Justice Center in July 2018.
April 2018
  • Enhanced Controls with monthly deposits.
  • Postage cost savings for bulk mailings.
  • Taught first Financial Literacy Class on "Savings."
March 2018
  • Established City Treasurer's site on city's website.
  • Implemented electronic records for enhanced efficiency and improved controls.
  • Established Customer Service Policy for the Treasurer's office.
February 2018
  • Automated check distribution process.
January 2018
  • Launched New Tax Referral Service.

City Treasurer Office Overview and Services Provided

City Treasurer's Office Overview

As a Constitutional Office of the Commonwealth of Virginia the City Treasurer is responsible for receiving and processing payments for the following City of Richmond departments/offices:

  • Sheriff's Office

  • Commonwealth Attorney's Office

  • Circuit Court

  • Worker's Compensation Commission

  • Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court

  • General District Courts

The City Treasurer also serves as a liaison to the Supreme Court of Virginia. In addition, the Treasurer's Office is committed to providing support to the Finance Department through excellent customer service to enhance the overall experience of our customers.

Services Provided

  • Notary Services

  • Jurors Payments

  • Witness Reimbursements

  • Tax-Preparation Referral Service

  • Liaison to government agencies:
    • Virginia Dept. of Taxation
    • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
    • Virginia State Treasurer's Office
    • Virginia Unclaimed Property

  • Customer Service for the city's Finance Department

Future Services

  • Financial Empowerment Center

  • Financial Literacy

  • Future Workforce Development

* Richmond City Treasurer's Office is accredited by the Treasurer's Association of Virginia.

Contact Information:

City Treasurer
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Room 107
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Phone: (804)646-6474
Fax: (804)646-3904
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